Law enforcement class graduates
January 06, 2015

Fourteen law enforcement officers from Wicomico, Worcester, Somerset, Dorchester and Talbot counties graduated in the 73rd entrance-level class of the Eastern Shore Criminal Justice Academy (ESCJA) operated by Wor-Wic Community College at the corner of Route 50 and Walston Switch Road in Salisbury.

Graduation exercises, which were held in Guerrieri Hall at the college campus, featured a commencement address by Chief David Spencer of the Easton Police Department.

John C. Moses, director of criminal justice at Wor-Wic, and Donald L. Rollyson Jr., assistant director of ESCJA, presided at the ceremony. Awards of certification and excellence were presented by various agency representatives along with Albert Liebno, deputy director of the Maryland Police and Correctional Training Commissions in Woodstock, Md. Christopher J. Phillips of the Cambridge Police Department was the class speaker. Closing remarks were made by Liebno.

In addition to Phillips, graduates included Paul T. Bissman of the Salisbury Police Department, Jacob R. Judd and Christopher A. Parr of the Wicomico County Sheriff’s Department, Nicolas C. Aungst of the Delmar Police Department, Heather L. Shellenberger of the Fruitland Police Department, Hannah E. Mills and Michael W. Newcomb of the Ocean City Police Department, Charles D. Tyler of the Somerset County Sheriff’s Department, Stephen A. Hackett and Donald L. Johnson Jr. of the Cambridge Police Department, Dominick J. Ruscitti and Jordan A. Towers of the Talbot County Sheriff’s Office and Avery N. Marshall of the Easton Police Department.

LOWER SHORE GRADUATES. Lower Shore law enforcement officers who graduated in the 73rd entrance-level class of the Eastern Shore Criminal Justice Academy operated by Wor-Wic Community College in Salisbury are shown in the front row, from left, Paul T. Bissman of the Salisbury Police Department, and Jacob R. Judd and Christopher A. Parr of the Wicomico County Sheriff’s Department. In the back, from left, are Nicolas C. Aungst of the Delmar Police Department, Heather L. Shellenberger of the Fruitland Police Department, Hannah E. Mills and Michael W. Newcomb of the Ocean City Police Department, and Charles D. Tyler of the Somerset County Sheriff’s Department.

UPPER SHORE GRADUATES. Graduates from the Upper Shore who were part of the 73rd entrance-level law enforcement class of the Eastern Shore Criminal Justice Academy operated by Wor-Wic Community College in Salisbury are shown in the front row, from left, Dominick J. Ruscitti and Jordan A. Towers of the Talbot County Sheriff’s Office. In the back, from left, are Avery N. Marshall of the Easton Police Department, and Stephen A. Hackett, Donald L. Johnson Jr. and Christopher J. Phillips of the Cambridge Police Department.